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Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 2021

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Michaela Coel (written by)
Outstanding Music Supervision
Ciara Elwis
Matt Biffa
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
Michaela Coel (executive producer)
Philip Clarke (executive producer)
Roberto Troni (executive producer)
Simon Meyers (producer)
Simon Maloney (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Michaela Coel
For playing: "Arabella".
Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Sam Miller
Michaela Coel
Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Sam Miller
Outstanding Casting for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Julie Harkin (casting by)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Paapa Essiedu
For playing: "Kwame".
Outstanding Contemporary Costumes
Lynsey Moore (costume designer)
Rosie Lack (assistant costume designer)
Debbie Roberts (costume supervisor)
For episode "Social Media Is A Great Way To Connect"

BAFTA Awards 2021

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Leading Actress
Michaela Coel
Mini-Series
Falkna Productions
BBC One
For Production Team - Various Artists
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Leading Actor
Paapa Essiedu
Supporting Actress
Weruche Opia

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2021

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Michaela Coel

AACTA International Awards 2021

Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Drama

Bafta TV Craft 2021

Winner
BAFTA Television Craft Award
Writer: Drama
Michaela Coel
Director: Fiction
Michaela Coel
Sam Miller
Editing: Fiction
For the editing team.
Nominee
BAFTA Television Craft Award
Make Up & Hair Design
Bethany Swan

BANFF World Media Festival / Rockie Awards 2021

Winner
Rockie Award
Grand Jury Prize
Michaela Coel
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Home Box Office (HBO)

Black Reel Awards for Television 2021

Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding TV Movie/Limited Series
Michaela Coel (showrunner)
Outstanding Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series
Michaela Coel
Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series
Weruche Opia
Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series
Paapa Essiedu
Outstanding Directing, TV Movie/Limited Series
Michaela Coel (directed by)
Sam Miller (directed by)
Outstanding Writing, TV Movie/Limited Series
Michaela Coel (written by)
Outstanding Writing, TV Movie/Limited Series
Michaela Coel (written by)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Limited Series
Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie Made for Television
Michaela Coel

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2021

Winner
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Drama Series
Best Actress
Michaela Coel
Best Writer
Michaela Coel

Casting Society of America, USA 2022

Nominee
Artios Award
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Limited Series
Julie Harkin

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2021

Nominee
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Television
Lynsey Moore

Dorian TV Awards 2021

Winner
Dorian Award
Best TV Movie or Limited Series
Best TV Performance
Michaela Coel
Tied with Jean Smart for Hacks (2021)
Nominee
Dorian Award
Best LGBTQ TV Show
Best Supporting TV Performance
Paapa Essiedu

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2021

Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Ensemble Cast in a New Scripted Series
Michaela Coel
Weruche Opia
Paapa Essiedu
Stephen Wight
Best New Scripted Series
Michaela Coel
Philip Clarke
Roberto Troni

GLAAD Media Awards 2021

Winner
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series

Gold Derby Awards 2021

Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Movie/Limited Series Actress
Michaela Coel
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor
Paapa Essiedu
Limited Series

Gotham Awards 2021

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Series - Shortform
Michaela Coel
Philip Clarke
Roberto Troni

Hollywood Critics Association Television Awards 2021

Nominee
HCA Award
Best Broadcast Network or Cable Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Live-Action Television Movie
Best Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie
Michaela Coel

Image Awards (NAACP) 2021

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Michaela Coel
Episode: "I May Destroy You: Ego Death (2020)"
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special
Michaela Coel
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Sam Miller
Michaela Coel
Episode: "I May Destroy You: Ego Death (2020)"

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2021

Winner
INOCA TV
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Paapa Essiedu
Best Writing for a Limited Series or TV Movie
Michaela Coel
Program of the Year
Best Limited Series or TV Movie
Nominee
INOCA TV
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Weruche Opia
Directing for a Limited Series or TV Movie
Sam Miller
Michaela Coel
Episode: "Ego Death"
Best Ensemble in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Michaela Coel

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2021

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Live Action Under 35 Minutes
Jim Goddard (supervising sound editor)
Joe Beal (sound designer)
Tom Deane (dialogue editor)
Alexandros Sidiropoulos (foley editor)
Anna Wright (foley artist)

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2021

Nominee
MTV Movie + TV Award
Best Performance in a Show
Michaela Coel

Online Film & Television Association 2021

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Limited Series
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Michaela Coel
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Paapa Essiedu
Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Limited Series
Best Picture Editing in a Motion Picture, Limited, or Anthology Series
Best Cinematography in a Motion Picture, Limited, or Anthology Series
Best Makeup - Contemporary

Pena de Prata 2020

Winner
Pena de Prata
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Anthology Series or TV Special
Paapa Essiedu
Tied with Jim Parsons for "Hollywood" (2020).
Nominee
Pena de Prata
Best Actress in a Limited Series or Anthology Series or TV Special
Michaela Coel
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Anthology Series or TV Special
Weruche Opia
Best Ensemble in a Limited Series or Anthology Series or TV Special
Best Limited Series or Anthology Series or TV Special
Michaela Coel (executive producer)
Philip Clarke (executive producer)
Roberto Troni (executive producer)
Simon Meyers (producer)
Simon Maloney (producer)

PGA Awards 2021

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television
Michaela Coel
Philip Clarke
Roberto Troni
Simon Meyers
Simon Maloney

ReFrame 2021

Winner
ReFrame Stamp
IMDbPro Top 200 Most Popular TV Titles 2020-2021

Royal Television Society, UK 2021

Winner
RTS Television Award
Actor - Female
Michaela Coel
Mini-Series
Writer - Drama
Michaela Coel

Royal Television Society, UK 2020

Winner
RTS Craft & Design Award
Costume Design - Drama
Lynsey Moore
Special Award
Michaela Coel
Nominee
RTS Craft & Design Award
Director - Drama
Sam Miller
Michaela Coel
Make Up Design - Drama
Bethany Swan

Television Critics Association Awards 2021

Winner
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Drama
Michaela Coel
Nominee
TCA Award
Outstanding New Program
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries or Specials
Program of the Year

The Webby Awards 2021

Winner
Webby Award
Social - Events & Live Streaming (Video)
Home Box Office (HBO)

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